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A Bag of Hammers (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 12 March 2011 (USA)
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Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child worn beyond his years. Together they invent the family they've always needed.

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Ben
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Alan
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Kelsey
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Melanie
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Marty
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Wyatt
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Lynette
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Kelsey - Age 18
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The Cop
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Vince Ortega
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The Hobo (as Barbara Rossmeisl)
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Interviewer 1
Greg Clark ...
Interviewer 2
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Jorge (as Ricardo J. Chacon)
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Neighbor (as Dale Waddington Horowitz)
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Storyline

Two car thieving buddies (Ben and Alan) come to personal crossroads when Kelsey, a likable but neglected and fairly well abandoned twelve-year-old boy, crosses their path. Ben and Alan, having bonded for life in helping each other escape unhappy home lives, react differently to Kelsey's situation. One deeply fears the responsibility of looking after a child (having had no personal experiences worth following) while the other finds himself compelled to take him in (seeing himself in the child - an abandoned kid whom no one else wants). Written by statmanjeff

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A con is easy. Family is hard. See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Johnny Simmons, who plays Kelsey at age 18, is the same age as Jake Sandvig, who plays Alan, his adoptive father. They were both 25 when A Bag of Hammers was made. See more »

Quotes

Melanie: You've got to be kidding me.
Alan: Says the girl who's wearing a waffle.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to Suellen and William Crano. Who are great parents. See more »

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References Young Frankenstein (1974) See more »

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Performed by Jamie Lidell
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Soo good, I really really liked the ending which ...
15 February 2013 | by (Cape Coral Florida) – See all my reviews

Most movies lately have had weak endings! But not this one it was really awesome. I don't watch much TV so I usually do a lot of research I guess would be the correct term, haha, on every movie I decide to watch. And I only write a review if it was awesome or awful, this movie was worth watching. It starts off a little slow and is somewhat confusing on what exactly is going on, but not enough to annoy, just enough to want to continue watching and find out what it's about. I definitely recommend watching this, however don't go into it expecting anything out of it, just be open minded and take it for what it is and you'll enjoy it


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